Cettinad Restaurant

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  • Location: Al Zahiyah, Abu Dhabi
  • Tel: 02 677 7699
  • Travel: Electra Street
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Times: Open daily 7am-11.30pm
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Yes

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Posted by: dailyvisit on 23 Jan ' 13 at 06:23

The waiters are so bad, they behave as if they are serving for charity. They do not even show concerns for families, I do not know sincerely whether any of the management guys go through these comments. The food is good, but the feeling of being at the mercy of the waiters is awful.

Posted by: G S Rao on 07 Jul ' 12 at 15:27

Terrible Service! After nearly an hour after taking the delivery order the guy calls up and says, "we ran out of dough for the Vadas" and he had no apologies for that - his flat arrogant tone!!! So, I had to cancell the entire order of nearly AED100 and look towrads Sangeetha.

But the guy was a sport, though! He quitely accepted the cancellation oder!

Posted by: Balaji on 19 May ' 11 at 18:57


guys , if u wanna taste indian food especially chettinad type . please do visit cettinad restairant. i have no words to describe the aweful experiance

Posted by: Yousuf on 19 May ' 11 at 18:52

experiance in cettinad restaurant is wonderful - tasty food , competetive price , good service. especially playing nice songs on background

Posted by: Edward Nicholas on 19 May ' 11 at 18:49

Quality food with extreme taste , reasonable price

Posted by: T. Mathew on 27 Jan ' 11 at 08:02

I have had 2 bad experiences with The Chettinad Restaurant in Abu Dhabi.
The first was in 2006 when I took my family there for dinner. The lamb dish had a big fat chicken piece!! The staff very casually apologised for the mix-up.

Two weeks ago ordered 3 portions of chicken biriyani over the phone and told them That I would pick up the food in about 10 minutes. After I arrived at the restaurant, I was made to wait another 20 minutes before I received the food.

When I reached home I realized that they had run out of chicken biriyani and to make-up for it they had mixed pieces of tandoori chicken in biriyani rice. The difference in the colour of chicken pieces was very evident.

Also, I found a mutton bone in the biriyani. I called up and complained to the owner who informed me that mutton bones are added to chicken biriyani in chettinad cuisine for added favour!! :-)))

As a person who has spent most of my life in Tamil Nadu, this was definitely surprising. Besides, when I was at the restaurant, I heard them saying that they has run out of biriyani.

I love chettinad food and hope these jokers get their act together soon.

Posted by: mohamed kassim on 29 May ' 10 at 16:52

good place for indian food.
moderate price.
comfortable service.

Posted by: Ahamed Rishath on 20 Jul ' 09 at 19:00

South Indian Cuisine at its best at cettinad, very competitive prices
and the authenticity of the classic cettinad taste is maintained well.

Posted by: S.Krishnan on 16 Jul ' 09 at 03:57

Great Indian food.Excellent value for money.South Indian food at its best

Posted by: Mohamed Ashraf on 15 Jul ' 09 at 05:31

I missed chettinad food for long time when i left India. I admired when I visit for the first time inside the cettinad restaurant. I tasted the authentice food. It was superb. I do recommend families and friends to visit and enjoy the chettinad delicasy food and service. we can note that price is competitive.

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